Piano With Willie: Jazz Kids - Vol 3

A step by step method for beginners of all ages
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

Piano With Willie offers lessons to all skill levels of piano players. Willie uses the Foundational / Fundational approach when creating his lessons. Build upon your technique and polish up your skills with our piano lessons. Jazz Kids has been created for teachers and students with little or no experience improvising. Students can no experience the joy of creating their own improvisations while learning fun songs in different styles. Jazz Kids is an easy to use method that teaches everyone how to tap into their own creative voice.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a piano or keyboard to play along with the lessons
  • You will need to have completed Jazz Kids Vol 1 & 2

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Switch between straight and swung rhythms
  • Determine straight or swung rhythms by style marking
  • Switch rhythms between the hands
  • Identify chord quality - major/minor
  • Write the rhythm heard
  • Learn walking bassline I-IV
  • I-ii-IV-V Chord patterns
  • I-V-VI-IV pattern
  • Triads, R5 and R7 chords
  • Create an accompaniment for a folk melody
  • Learn major, minor and blues five finger patterns in all 12 keys
  • Learn major/minor triads in all 12 keys
  • Learn major and natural/harmonic minor scales in C, F, G, HT 1 octave
  • Create accompaniment patterns using basslines and triads
  • Play licks over original accompaniments
  • Learn and improvise over 12 bar blues in C
  • Learn boogie R5 accompaniment

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for students who have finished Jazz Kids Vol 1 & 2

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Curriculum

Section 1: Lesson Resources
Welcome
Preview
00:32
Sheet Music
25 pages
MP3's
Article
Section 2: Unit 1
Rhythm
Preview
07:43
Ear Training
06:48
Theory
04:50
Song - Kimmy's So Cool
04:29
Improvisation Pt 1
Preview
05:00
Accompaniment
03:42
Section 3: Unit 2
Rhythm
03:32
Ear Training
02:57
Theory
12:41
Song - Wonka Walk
12:20
Section 4: Unit 3
Rhythm
04:22
Ear Training
02:12
Theory
03:49
Song - Mr. Fuzzems
05:27
Section 5: Unit 4
Rhythm
05:27
Ear Training
04:01
Theory
04:09
Song - Finally Summer
03:13
Lead Sheet
10:35
Accompaniment
03:56
Section 6: Unit 5
Rhythm
08:14
Ear Training
02:03
Theory
08:39
Song - Chicken Pox Blues
06:41
Accompaniment
07:55
Section 7: Bonus
Support and Resources
01:28

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Instructor Biography

Willie Myette, Professional pianist, creator of the PianoWithWillie method

Willie has toured both the U.S. and Europe as clinician and performer. He is a graduate of the well renowned Berklee College of Music. He has studied in New York with Fred Hersch and in Boston with Ray Santisi. Willie has produced three recordings as bandleader and his music has been featured radio stations nationwide.

Willie is also the founder of PianoWithWillie, an online teaching website that makes it easy to learn Jazz, Blues, Gospel Piano and more online.

The PianoWithWillie method has taught students from all around the globe. By combining foundational and fun'dational elements, Willie's students are able to learn how to become a self-expressive pianist very quickly.

"I learned as a kid that the best part of learning the piano is playing the piano." says Willie. Using the PianoWithWillie method and Willie's step-by-step lessons, it is possible and easier than you think to become a pianist.

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